Archive for June, 2011

Learn to evaluate the muscular compensation in your dog

Is your dog crooked?

Is he compensating?

Is he uncomfortable?

Learn how to recognize compensatory patterns in your dog!

When the dog feels discomfort or pain, automatically he develops muscular compensation in order to avoid that problem and to maintain optimal performance. Much like a human does!

If you are interested in better understanding what helm you dog, please read my book Canine Muscular Compensation, published by Massage awareness Inc.

This book teaches you how to recognize the various signs of muscular compensation. It is a great self-educating book that will assist you in maintaining your dog fitness level at its best.

This “Canine Muscular Compensation Study Manual” is the most complete book on the subject and contains information you cannot find anywhere else! You will learn about:

  • The basics of the canine myofascial system.
  • The basics of canine kinesiology, the study of movements.
  • The basic gaits of the dog.
  • The external lines of compensation with the diagonal, transverse and sidelines of compensation.
  • The internal line of compensation and their influence on the dog’s center of gravity.
  • Detailed information on each individual muscles and its role when in compensatory mode.
  • Precious information on common problems and their compensation pattern.

Whether amateur or professional, this book will develop your skills and confidence in evaluating the canine muscualr compensation phenomenon. It will contribute to your overall horsemanship expertise. The knowledge gained from this manual will improve your understanding of the dog overall balance at any gait. This in turn will definitely improve the quality of your training as well as your massage application and its lasting benefits.

Early detection of myofascial compensation in your dog helps you get the most of your animal’s well being, as well as saving on recovery time, not to mention money. I know this book will serve you well.

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